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The Making of Remaking: Rural Politics, Observed


"Kunshan-Under Construction, an intervention-style research project marrying art and society, began in 2010. The project observes and investigates China’s New Countryside program of rural construction. The specific locale is Kunshan New Village in Chengdu’s Shuangliu County. The multi-dimensional, integrated art intervention has included field research, on-site creative projects, short-term themed workshops, interdisciplinary symposia, themed exhibitions, and more. The spontaneous origins of the project have created two parallel channels for discourse: a reality and history-based critical intervention, and a constructed system of reflexive artistic practice". Continue reading.